School of Social Science

Childcare and Education EYE Technical Certificate Level 3

If you wish to explore a career working with children in early years, or a pathway into higher education, then this course can offer both of these opt...

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T Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare

The purpose of the T Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare is to ensure students have the knowledge and skills needed to pro...

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Common Healthcare Conditions NCFE Certificate | Level 2

This qualification is aimed at those who are either working in, or looking to start a career in health and social care. It will develop your understan...

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About the School

The School of Social Science consists of three departments: Childhood and Education, Health Science and Social Care, and Public Services. Each department combines theoretical and practical elements with workshops, talks, and work placements with multiple organisations. The courses aim to allow students to progress into employment or further study.

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Facilities

Childcare facilities, medical areas, classrooms and direct placements with established national and regional services.

Store Links

Our Public Services uniform is available from the store. Our adult Childhood and Education courses are also available from the store. Additionally, our Social Science course fees are available from the store.

FAQs

What are the progression routes for your courses?

Each of our departments has clear progression routes. For Health Science and Social Care, Public Services, and Childhood and Education progression routes are available from Level 1 to Level 3. University Centre Leeds also offers relevant degrees for each department including Health and Wellbeing, Children’s Care, Learning and Development, Policing, and more.

What industry links do you have?

Childhood and Education have partnerships with Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) and Leeds City Council’s Early Years, Education and Safeguarding departments. Public Services work in partnership with West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. Health Science and Social Care has links with Leeds City Council, Westwood Care, Aspire, St Mary’s Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, and Leeds and York Partnership Trust. Health Science and Social Care is also a Skills for Care endorsed provider.

How much communication will I receive about my child’s progress?

For the Childhood and Education department and the Public Services department, parents and guardians will receive course information and be invited to welcome events where you can meet all all tutors and coaching tutors. You can discuss progress over the phone, in person or through email with course leaders and coaching tutors.

Does the college offer any financial support for students?

Yes, students can apply for the college bursary which can pay for travel passes, college meals and trips. Students with children can also gain support with childcare to support their studies.

What campus is the School of Social Science based at?

We are based at Quarry Hill Campus.

Safeguarding

We are committed to making sure all students and staff are protected from harm. All staff are trained in safeguarding and child protection and our dedicated safeguarding team is on hand for advice and support. Don’t stay silent, we are here for you.

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Apprenticeships

School of Social Science

Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Level 3

As an apprentice, your job role will depend on your employer and the environment they work in as caring for children can occur in a wide variet...

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Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Level 3

As an apprentice, your job role will depend on your employer and the environment they work in as caring for children car occur in a wide variet...

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Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship Level 2

This programme allows students to work in healthcare support. Healthcare support workers (HCSWs) work as part of a team to provide high-quality and co...

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Did You Know?
Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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